Rachel DeShon get fitted into her "Candy Girl" costume with Louise DiLenge, Heather Andress and Jennifer Svenson.

Rachel DeShon get fitted into her "Candy Girl" costume with Louise DiLenge, Heather Andress and Jennifer Svenson.

Recently, Beaver Bauer from our San Francisco venue made a trip to Seattle to work with Teatro ZinZanni’s Contessa DeLuxe Louise DiLenge. Louise had a short window when she knew that she would be able to introduce Beaver to Bottega ZinZanni contributor Luly Yang.

Louise gave the Marketing office a call and said, “hey, you might just want to be there when we all get together for the first time… It could get interesting.” We packed up the microphone, gave her a quick tutorial in Podcasting, and she returned the next day with this interesting piece about designing for Bottega ZinZanni, the circus and how they each ended up working on this all-new show.

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Steve Clare, Seattle’s Examiner.com Fine Arts editor, recently published his interview with Luly Yang about her collaboration with Teatro ZinZanni on our current show, Bottega ZinZanni. Read the interview here.

Back in April, Teatro ZinZanni collaborated with Luly Yang Couture on an advance photoshoot for Bottega ZinZanni. We hired Michael Doucett and took Luly’s gorgeous butterfly dress to his Pioneer Square studio where we captured some stunning images. The video below is a behind-the-scenes look at the shoot.

The littlest diva, Rachel DeShon, plays a big role in the upcoming show, “Bottega ZinZanni.” Her character, Gabby,┬áis the candy girl at Caesar’s fabulous club Teatro ZinZanni. When Caesar (played by comedian Frank Ferrante) convinces the famous fashion designer (and his former lover) Dina Monte, played by the legendary Liliane Montevecchi, to come to Seattle to debut her fall collection, Gabby’s life is transformed in more ways than one. Here is Luly Yang‘s sketch of Gabby’s costume for the finale.

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The “Fashion Police” Ming and Rui will be the talk of the tent in these beautifully-tailored original suits designed by Luly Yang Couture in “Bottega ZinZanni – All Dressed Up with Someplace to Go,” opening tonight at Teatro ZinZanni and playing through October 11, 2009.

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Think Pink! The legendary Liliane Montevecchi stars as the famous fashion designer Dina Monte in Bottega ZinZanni – All Dressed Up with Someplace to Go. She makes her entrance in this glittering pink dress, an original design by Luly Yang Couture.

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One-third of the dynamic French acrobatic trio, Les Petits Freres, Domitil Aillot plays the role of Jean-Luke, stylist to Liliane Montevecchi’s Dina Monte, a famous fashion designer in Bottega ZinZanni – All Dressed Up with Someplace to Go. Here is his┬árunway look designed by Luly Yang Couture.

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